We have learnt that tourism revenues, proven and ascertained by the Central Bank of Tunisia, on September 20, 2017, stood at 2.006 billion DT.
These revenues in Tunisian dinar grew 20.3% compared with the financial year 2016. Converted to euros, revenues reached 762 million, also up 6.8% from 2016. They are also up 5.4% if converted into dollar.
These revenues have increased by 8% over the last 3 decades of 2017 compared to the same period in 2010.
They resulted from general total of arrivals of 5,147,863 tourists. A figure up 23.8% compared to that of 2016.
Within that number, there were 1,308,502 Europeans whose arrivals increased by 15.6%.
On the Maghreb side, they were 2,718,797 to visit Tunisia, up 46.1%.
The overall arrivals also included 1,057,985 Tunisian residents abroad whose number went up by 7.4% and 11,734 Chinese, up 236.5%.